Early Modern History 1500-1750 Products

  • The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Origins of English Feudalism

    1st Edition

    By R. Allen Brown

    Originally published in 1973, Origins of English Feudalism suggests that English feudalism has, for a long time, been the most controversial and thereby the most highly technical aspect of English medieval history. The book contains relevant sources that will be of use to readers and will allow…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Castle in England and Wales

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By D.J. Cathcart King

    Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles in England and Wales. The books looks at how following the Norman Conquest, one of the most characteristic structures of the English landscape, the castle, was used to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Gold Was the Mortar

    The Economics of Cathedral Building, 1st Edition

    By Henry Kraus

    Originally published in 1979, Gold Was the Mortar details the financing and the building of the medieval cathedrals at Paris, Amiens, Toulouse, Lyon, Strasbourg, York, Poitiers and Rouen. The book examines the raising of funds and their expenditure, not only on the Cathedrals themselves, but also…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Conquest to 1509, 1st Edition

    By B.P. Wolffe

    Originally published in 1971, The Royal Demesne in English History shows how Norman and Angevin kings were able to regard the whole of their English kingdom as their royal demesne in the continental medieval sense. The book argues that only through the later loss of their continental possessions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1938 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medieval history and medieval literature, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines medieval history from the early Middle Ages, right…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Rethinking the History of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Gallois

    This book forms part of the scholarly rejection of the ‘experts’ of empire and calls for us to centre our understanding of colonial praxis upon the lives of the colonised peoples of the past and the present. Western publics are constantly being told by ‘experts’ that they ought to rethink the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
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  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.D. Davies, Alan James, Gijs Rommelse

    This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars examine a wide range of themes over a wide time…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 4 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
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  • Christopher Columbus in World Literature

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Moses M. Nagy

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
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  • Routledge Library Editions: German History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1929 and 1991 the volumes in this set: Offer a comprehensive and challenging interpretation of the German past Assess Bismarck’s contribution to the German Empire and his legacy for modern Germany Examine the psyche of the Germans and discuss the psychological…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

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